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User Info: ArroganceMalice

ArroganceMalice
4 weeks ago#1
Sire if you want to count now but what I’m getting at is can people make a new user on switch and have a brand new account

I’m not too bothered by it either way I just want to know to keep one of my roles low so I can play with friends
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User Info: RevOn_DX

RevOn_DX
4 weeks ago#2
Pardon my ignorance but what's a smurf?
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User Info: BootLoxes

BootLoxes
4 weeks ago#3
A smurf is someone with a high level account who buys a new account just to beat on people who suck at the game.

Not to be confused with an alternate account which someone buys to try out characters they wouldnt use with their main to keep their ranking safe
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User Info: RevOn_DX

RevOn_DX
4 weeks ago#4
Ohhh, I see. I think I heard about that problem in BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle. Hum.
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User Info: ArroganceMalice

ArroganceMalice
4 weeks ago#5
BootLoxes posted...
A smurf is someone with a high level account who buys a new account just to beat on people who suck at the game.

Not to be confused with an alternate account which someone buys to try out characters they wouldnt use with their main to keep their ranking safe
they are the same thing lol

so do you get a new account with a new user
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User Info: BootLoxes

BootLoxes
3 weeks ago#6
ArroganceMalice posted...
BootLoxes posted...
A smurf is someone with a high level account who buys a new account just to beat on people who suck at the game.

Not to be confused with an alternate account which someone buys to try out characters they wouldnt use with their main to keep their ranking safe
they are the same thing lol

so do you get a new account with a new user


They arent the same thing. I explained the differences already.

I have 2 alts from before role q. One for each role since my tank was master, support, diamond, and dps was in plat. In this situation, i wouldnt play dps on my main account because the mmr was too far apart.

So I got an alternate to play with people in my skill rank for my role.

Smurfs just smash poor low ranks for fun. Very big difference
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User Info: vitalemrecords

vitalemrecords
3 weeks ago#7
I smurf is purposely under-leveled
an "alt-account" is just what the title suggests.

I'm gonna go ahead and be non-binary (lol)
I created a new profile on the PS4 because they were about to change Symmetra - and I was a mid-Diamond one-trick. I set up a new character so I could go back and play diamond after I fell - which did happen.
So me main account has become my "smurf" account except for the fact that I didn't purposely degrade that one.

lol - I'm gonna go into games and introduce myself with my preferred pronoun: "Reverse-Smurf"
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User Info: OhGood

OhGood
3 weeks ago#8
Nah brah, all extra accounts are smurfs. Deal with it. You couldn't handle the idea of hurting your ranking by playing a different role so you made a new account.

That's smurfin.
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User Info: vitalemrecords

vitalemrecords
3 weeks ago#9
OhGood posted...
Nah brah, all extra accounts are smurfs. Deal with it. You couldn't handle the idea of hurting your ranking by playing a different role so you made a new account.

That's smurfin.

smurfing means to degrade your rank on purpose so you're playing with people that are at a much lower rank than you are.
but you do you I guess
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User Info: OhGood

OhGood
3 weeks ago#10
vitalemrecords posted...
OhGood posted...
Nah brah, all extra accounts are smurfs. Deal with it. You couldn't handle the idea of hurting your ranking by playing a different role so you made a new account.

That's smurfin.

smurfing means to degrade your rank on purpose so you're playing with people that are at a much lower rank than you are.
but you do you I guess

Nah that's ganking.
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